Things to Do

Tonight: Wine, roses and chocolate (beer) at two events

Shopping -- shopping for anything -- is always better when booze is involved. The folks at Tagawa Garden Center and Florist, 7711 South Parker Road in Aurora, realize this, which is why they're presenting A Night of Wine and Roses tonight. Sample wines and enjoy a variety of fruits and cheeses from 4 to 7 p.m. while picking out rose bushes for your garden. Ddmission is free; call 303-690-4722 or visit

Looking for something with fewer thorns and more beer? Read on ...

Great Divide Brewing Co., 2201 Arapahoe Street, is rolling out its Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti and Dunkel Weiss seasonal brews and throwing a release party to celebrate from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight; the $15 admission fee includes three drink tickets plus food paired with the beer. Call 303-296-9460 or visit

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